School Trustee Election - Nov. 3, 2020

Current state law requires a candidate for trustee of an independent school district to be a qualified voter by the time required by Election Code Section 141.001. An application for place on the ballot (PDF) must be filed with the secretary of the school district board at the WISD Administration Building located at 319 W. Fourth Street, Weslaco, Tx. In a special election held by a school district, an application for a place on the special election ballot (PDF) must be filed with the secretary of the school district board.

DISTRICT CONTACTS:

Dr. Priscilla Canales, Superintendent, pcanales@wisd.us , 969-6503
Sergio Garcia, Assistant Superintendent for Administration, sergarcia@wisd.us, 969-6848
Rosemary Rodriguez, WISD Board Secretary, rrodrigu@wisd.us , 969-6915

TERMS AND ELECTION SCHEDULE:

Board members shall be elected for four-year terms, with elections conducted biennially, as follows:
Places 1, 2, and 3: The election for places 1, 2, and 3 shall be held in 2020, 2024, 2028, and in four-year intervals thereafter.
Places 4, 5, 6, and 7: The election for places 4, 5, 6, and 7 shall be held in 2018, 2022, 2026, and in four-year intervals thereafter.

ELECTIONS HELD IN NOVEMBER EVEN YEARS

NEXT GENERAL ELECTION:
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
319 W. Fourth Street Weslaco, Texas

FIRST DAY TO FILE:
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Date moves to next business day, Monday, July 20, 2020

LAST DAY TO FILE:
Monday, August 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

LAST DAY TO FILE DECLARATION OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY
Friday, August 21, 2020

Current Board Members (Place & Term)

Place 1       Erasmo Lopez, Trustee                       erlopez@wisd.us              Term 2016-2020
 

Place 2       Dr. Richard Rivera, Vice President    ririvera@wisd.us                Term 2016-2020


Place 3       Patrick B. Kennedy, Trustee               PBKENNEDY@wisd.us      Term 2016-2020


Place 4       Dr. Jaime Rodriguez, Trustee            JARODRI@wisd.us             Term 2018-2022


Place 5       Andrew Gonzalez, Secretary             angonzale@wisd.us             Term 2018-2022


Place 6      Armando Cuellar, Trustee                   acuellar@wisd.us                 Term 2018-2022


Place 7      Isidoro Nieto, President                      isinieto@wisd.us                    Term 2018-2022